A History Lesson

Many schoolboys with shining morning faces have heard their teacher expound the essence of the Monroe Doctrine. It is a part of the routine of education. But when the schoolboys are transformed into the American Bar Association (at Minneapolis), and the teacher is none less than the Secretary of State, whose interpretation of the famous Doctrine is the doctrine, the instruction is no longer routine.

Secretary Hughes, speaking on the Monroe Doctrine, made five points:

1.) " The Monroe Doctrine is not a policy of aggression, it is a policy...

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